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The musician’s violin is broken, and will likely stay that way. He lives in Lahore, once the cultural center of Pakistan, and decades ago was a vibrant place where a classical musician could make a living performing concerts and recording movie soundtracks. 377 more words
May 10: Buena Vista Social Club, The Doors, 'Let's Get It On', 'Automatic for the People', Soft Cell, 'Born in the USA'
Buena Vista Social Club, ‘Buena Vista Social Club’.
An album of mostly acoustic traditional Cuban music by an American guitarist and some local Cuban musicians. Suited the sunny weather we had for half an hour there; if none of it particularly jumped out to me, it’s probably my lack of familiarity with the genre. 404 more words
The Good: The artist here has really gone through quite an effort to make an interesting and spectacular album. Upon hearing that the musician was going to compose songs using Shakespeare’s sonnets, I was immediately skeptical. 377 more words